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58 Pa. Code § 623a.11. Additional procedures and rules for the Fire Bet.

§ 623a.11. Additional procedures and rules for the Fire Bet.

 (a)  If a certificate holder elects to offer the Fire Bet in the game of Craps as permitted under §  623a.3 (relating to wagers), the following additional procedures shall be observed:

   (1)  Each player shall, prior to a new shooter’s initial come out roll, place his Fire Bet on the numbered designated area for the placement of Fire Bets that is closest to his position at the Craps table.

   (2)  When there is a voluntary or compulsory surrender of the dice by a shooter under §  623a.10 (relating to continuation of shooter; selection of new shooter) prior to the throwing of a loser 7, any pending Fire Bet shall be settled upon the successor shooter throwing a loser 7.

   (3)  Once all Fire Bets are placed, the dealer shall bring in each Fire Bet in numerical order and place it on the corresponding number of the designated area in front of the boxperson, where the Fire Bets shall remain until they are either lost or paid.

   (4)  With each individual point made by a shooter, the dealer shall place a Fire Bet point marker inscribed with the total number of different unique points made by the shooter in the area of the table layout containing the number of the point (4, 5, 6, 8, 9 or 10) which was just made. Each Fire Bet point marker must be visually distinguishable from and have a diameter larger than any authorized value chip. Fire Bet point markers shall be maintained by the boxperson or dealers at the Craps table.

   (5)  Fire Bets shall be collected or paid, as applicable, upon a shooter throwing a loser 7.

   (6)  Once four different unique points are made, the surveillance department shall be notified for the purpose of confirming all Fire Bets and payouts.

 (b)  If a certificate holder elects to offer the Fire Bet in the game of Craps under §  623a.3, the following additional rules shall apply:

   (1)  The minimum wager shall be $1 and the maximum wager shall be $5 and all wagers shall be made in increments of $1.

   (2)  When a shooter makes the same point total more than once, the total number of different unique points made for purposes of settling a Fire Bet do not increment.

   (3)  The four or more different unique points required to win a Fire Bet are not required to be made in any specific order or combination.

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  623a.2 (relating to Craps and Mini-Craps tables; physical characteristics).

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